Weekly Announcements: November 11, 2018
Our service this Sunday, November 11th will start at 9:30 am to allow those who wish to go to the Cenotaph time to get there.
In lieu of saving time there will be no coffee served this Sunday.
Welcome to Strathroy United Church
We are happy to have you with us this morning. If you are new to our church please feel free to ask our Ushers any questions about our worship service and facility.
Church Council Tuesday, November 13th at 6:30 p.m.
LIGHT A CANDLE
TO SUPPORT OUR VACANCY SEARCH TEAM
Rev. Abiel would like the congregation to light a candle in their homes every Wednesday evening at 7 pm for about 10 minutes until a new minister is selected. This shows our Search Team we support them and with the help of the Holy Spirit to guide them they will make the best selection of a minister for our church.
This Sunday we ask you to pray for the ministry of NEW Melbourne United Church. This church is the result of the brand-new amalgamation of NorthEkfrid & Wardsville & Melbourne Congregations. . Please keep Anne Pelkman, Barb Bett, and Evelyn Bryant in your prayers.
Prayer Circle Box
The Prayer circle group have supplied Prayer Request Cards that are completely confidential. At the back of the GJR you will find a locked wooden box with a slot for cards.
Strathroy United Church’s 140th Anniversary, 2019
We would like to have a planning team for our 140th anniversary to be celebrated May 5, 2019. If you wish to be part of the team please notify the office.
CONGREGATIONAL LIFE TEAM
Senior Choir Practice: Please join us on Thursday Evenings for Choir practice at 7:15 pm.If you like to sing and enjoy fellowship you are more than welcome to join us!
The Senior Choir and Congregational Life Team wish to thank everyone who came and enjoyed the Concert on Sunday Afternoon. Thank you to all who brought in food for our refreshment time. Along with good music and fellowship we realized a profit of $1,126.90 for our Compassionate Fund.
Special thanks to the Valleyview Male Chorus and Andy Cloutier.
Maria St Bulletin Board
is full of fall dinners, concerts, walks etc. Please take time to have a look! Current minutes and UC info as well
Sat. Nov. 17, Frosty Frolic – 9:30 -1:00
Set up Thursday evening at 6:30 pm. and Friday 2:00 pm and 6:30 pm. Please bring in your donations of crafts, sewing, baking, soup, chilli and more on Friday afternoon or evening. Please check the sign up sheets where help is needed. We need all your help to make this event a success. Thank you
Sat. Nov. 24, Float for Parade
Painting and set up of props will begin on Monday Nov. 19 at 10:00 am., 2;00 pm. Please see Tina after church for more details.
MEAT PIES: Beef and chicken meat pie orders are still available. If you have ordered please arrange for pick-up as soon as possible. Please call Barb MacKinnon : 519-245-1370 or Joan Carter 519-247-3901.
Tart Baking Bee: Friday, November 16th at 9 a.m. If you can help and/or if you have some non stick muffin tins please contact Marie Campbell at 519-245-5544.
LAY VISITATION REQUEST
There is a need for one or two men to visit other men who are shut-in in their homes. If you can help please call Marie Campbell at 519-245-5544.
Downsizing??? Looking to redecorate?
The Book Club is now accepting donations of gently-used Christmas decorations and serving dishes. These will be distributed to our Hospitality Meal guests at the November 22nd dinner. Please bring them to the office during office hours and they will be put in a storage room until the meal. We would like donations to be in by November 20, 2018. Thank you in advance for your help and generosity.
NOVEMBER 17, 2018 9:30 – 1:00
BAKE TABLE Ruth Goddard 519-245-5354 COUNTRY STORE Shirley Aerts 519-245-1141
CANDY/FUDGE TABLE Louise Gare 519-245-2032
SUGAR PLUMS Darlene Bourne 519-245-1780
LUNCH Ida Traxler 519-245-3524
Dawn Moyer 519-649-4355
OUTSIDE VENDORS Barb MacKinnon 519-245-1370
MONEY FLOATS Patti Krista 519-245-5252
FLYERS/ADVERTISING Tina Zimmermann 519-245-0304
BUTTER TARTS Marie Campbell 519-245-5544
Office Administrator for
Strathroy United Church